Book review: A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel


A Place of Greater SafetyA Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

From BBC Radio 4 – Drama:
Hilary Mantel’s gripping account of the cataclysmic events of the French Revolution seen through the eyes of three of its most important figures, Georges Danton, Camille Desmoulins and Maximilien Robespierre.

Episode 1: Liberty
Hilary Mantel’s epic account of the French Revolution.

Episode 2: Equality
Hilary Mantel’s epic account of the French Revolution as seen through the eyes of its principal characters. Pressure is growing on the revolutionaries to depose the king and create a republic.

Episode 3: Fraternity
Hilary Mantel’s epic account of the French Revolution France is at war. Louis the 16th and Marie Antoinette have been arrested and await execution. And Robespierre and Danton are increasingly at odds over the direction the Revolution should take.

Dramatised by Melissa Murray

Part one: Liberty

Directed by Marc Beeby.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b068sjpb

1*Beyond Black
4* Wolf Hall
4* Bring Up the Bodies
3* The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
3* A Place of Greater Safety
TR The Mirror and the Light

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